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Trump allies keep Bahrain conference and Palestinian deal in play
Bahrain has had to defend itself against widespread criticism of the Palestinian economic summit it is due to host later his month, in conjunction with the United States, as the first element of the White House’s efforts to rekindle an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. The ‘economic workshop’ scheduled for 25-26 June is being shunned by the Palestinian leadership and most of its business community, as well as by China and Russia.
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